West Virginia Mountaineers
Tarik Phillip hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left while the shot clock was winding down, adding the clinching points as fifth-seeded West Virginia held off No. 12 Buffalo 68-62 on Friday in their NCAA Tournament opener.
Huggins and his Mountaineers meet the former Duke star’s Bulls on Friday in the round of 64 in Columbus.
Smith’s brothers still have his favorite piece of artwork hanging on the wall of their mother’s home. It could be worth a pretty penny someday. For now, its value is solely sentimental.
The Orange bid a snow-covered farewell to the Big East with a 38-14 victory over West Virginia in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday.
Starting linebacker Marquis Spruill will not play “a significant portion” of the Pinstripe Bowl against West Virginia after he was arrested this month.
According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, the New York Jets are working out free agent running backs Steve Slaton and Kahlil Bell.
Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco says the conference wants to add a 14th member for football, and is planning to have a championship game after next season.
Not many people expect UConn to beat the Orange today, just like no one expected the Huskies to beat top seeded Pitt last year in the same game, at the same time, on the same day, in the same tournament. Is history repeating itself?
Jeremy Lamb scored 25 points and Ryan Boatright added 19 to lead Connecticut to an 81-67 victory over DePaul on Tuesday in the opening round of the Big East Tournament.
Brandon Triche had 18 points, including a pair of free throws that broke the final tie with 88 seconds left, and No. 3 Syracuse beat West Virginia 63-61 on Saturday.
Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.
The annual showdown between hated rivals Louisville and Kentucky comes at high noon on New Year’s Eve on the heels of the Cardinals’ Big East opening game loss at home to Georgetown.
If Rutgers hopes to once again live up to being a part of the national conversation, a win over the Mountaineers is imperative.
Less than 48 hours after his only basket helped the fourth-seeded Wildcats survive their tourney opener against Princeton, Brandon Knight led an 11-0 run coming out of halftime and made six free throws in the final minute to close out a 71-63 victory over fifth-seeded West Virginia.
Playing defense and rebounding are another story and the Mountaineers rode those facets to a 65-54 win over Rutgers on Sunday.